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Robert M Ringer with wife Judy taken in Hagerstown MD circa 1944-5. 379th BG, 524th Sqn



  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...


  • Robert Ringer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Gunner / Spot Jammer
    He wanted to fly from the time he was a little kid. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on the day after he graduated high school. He attended pilot training, but at the time they had plenty o pilots so they sent him to gunnery school in Texas. He...


Date Contributor Update
13 May 2019 09:47:26 RARinger Changes to collection

Source: Son Rick Ringer

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2019 09:45:47 RARinger Created entry with caption and unit associations

Source: Son, Rick Ringer